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Nicholas J. Begich Middle School

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7440 Creekside Center Dr.
Anchorage, AK 99504
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Nicholas J. Begich Middle School

Construction of the the new Nicholas J. Begich Middle School began in April 2005 and was completed ahead of schedule and within budget.

Begich Middle School is home to approximately 1,000 students living in northeast Anchorage. The new school helped relieve long-standing overcrowding at three middle schools and houses sixth-graders from five elementary schools. This is the districts second 6-7-8 middle school.

The 174,000 square foot school is a two-story facility that features the latest technology to enhance instruction and includes a fully-equipped science lab with preparation rooms, applied technology, art, family and consumer science, physical education and music areas. The school design is focused on multi-purpose use for the school and community.

About the school

Name, mascot & colors

On November 13, 2006 the Anchorage School Board chose Nicholas J. Begich Middle School to be the name for the new Muldoon area middle school.

After visiting all seven feeders schools and counting nearly 800 ballots, the official mascot was voted to be the SNOW LEOPARD and with the colors are BLACK AND SILVER.

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